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in england. you present yourself as a secular muslim. but one trying to understand the religion and your role in it. >> i mean i grew up in a family in which there was very little religion. my father wasn't religious at all. but he was really interested in the subject of, you know, the birth and growth of islam. he basically transmitted that interest to me. so when i studied history at cambridge, i did a special subject in that exactly. while i was studying it was where i came across the so-called incident of the satanic verses. >> brown: you say in the book you noted good story. >> 20 years later i find out how good a story it was. >> brown: you wrote when you finished the satanic verses you thought it was the least political of the novels you had written at the time. you were genuinely surprised at what had happened. >> i thought i was very respectful about islam. yes from a secular point of view but it talks about the birth of this religion and i thought it was pretty admiring of the person at the center of it, the prophet of islam. >> brown: what did you think you were doing? what did you
over football and religion. a judge has to decide whether cheerleaders can use religious messages during games. >>> and with more how the controversy is playing out. >> reporter: good morning. the game was the first since a judge heard arguments about whether the cheerleaders must stop using biblical messages. around here religion and high school football are two things people are passionate about. friday night under the lights in texas with the band, the fans, the players and something different, a banner with a christian message written by the school's cheerleaders. >> we thought it would be a great message. >> reporter: that message is at the center of a legal battle. the school superintendent banned the religious themed banners last month when it was claimed they violated the separation of church and state. the judge allowed the practice to continue until he rules and last night there were more religious signs than ever before. and friends and family who say the cheerleaders messages on the banners are free speech. >> both the united states constitution and the texas constitut
-- that when you question someone's taste in art, thanmore personal politics, religion, sexual preference. it is something that goes to the very soul when you say you b ought that? > sunday at 8:00 on c-span's q&a. now, an american enterprise institute panel discussion examining whether google is violating antitrust laws. topics included the market for internet search, and an analysis of google's business model. pedal trade commission chairman john leibovitz has said that the ftc plans to make a decision on whether to take legal action against google by the end of this year. this is about 90 minutes. >> good afternoon, everybody. but we could bring this panel session to attention. i want to thank you for joining us today. for a discussion about internet search and antitrust policy. i am nick schulz, the fellow here at the american enterprise institute and the editor of american.com, it flagship magazine. we are going to hear from gregory sidak in a minute about any paper he has. he is the chairman of criterion economics and also the ronald professor of law and economics at the tilburg uni
no religion. one in five say they do not belong to a religion. interesting peek into the spiritual state of the nation, i guess. >> the first time it's dropped below 50%. if owe you're a nondenominational christian and don't associate yourself as protestant, which i would say i am protestant. i go to nondenominational church. you don't fall into the protestant category. there may actually be christians who are nondenoms, which isn't classified as a protestant. >> in an election year, through the political prism. the study found americans with no religion support abortion rights and gay marriages at a higher rate than the u.s. public at large, and most of the people tend to vote democratic as well. you wonder if the increase in nonreligious folks, identify as nonreligious if that tips any political scale in election year. but it is a slowly evolving thing. but interesting look into america. >> but a first. >> it is. >> your tuesday forecast. everybody, showers in the upper midwest, twin cities, green bay. spreading later to chicago and kansas city. morning sprinkle in the northeast. thund
. roberry institute of the religion of the church of jesus christ of latter-day saints, washington, d.c. the chaplain: let us pray. dear father in heaven, humbly we bow before thee, recognizing our dependence upon thee and seeking thy guidance in the proceedings of this, the people's house. father, we express profound gratitude that thou has established our constitution by the hands of wise men who now raise up for this very purpose. may the members of this house, their staff, we as citizens remember and follow the constitution's principles carefully and faithfully. prayfully we ask that members and their staffs be strengthened with righteous resolve, following thy ways in action and intent that they may be worthy of thy divine guidance in this critical time. father, may the house members' families who sacrifice so much that the work of this house may be accomplished, be strengthened, and blessed, and appreciated. indeed, we pray for strength and blessing for all families in our great land. there is a great diversity, father, in the manner in which thy children pray to thee and call o
, gender, race, religion, none of that matters. it matters how you perform. >> reporter: she has performed one of the best of the best. so take that, maverick. martha raddatz. abc news, seymour johnson air force base. >> now get this, in-flight. that's right, take that, maverick. she's logged more than 2,700 hours, 300 in combat over iraq and afghanistan. she's been a weapons instructor as well. fair to say she is among the best of the best. >> you better believe it. they don't put you in the cockpit of one of the expensive planes unless you are one of the best of the best. >> apparently. see, see what i mean. don't have to deal with tsa. >> modern fighter pilot. good look for you. >> thank you, thank you. it's also interesting, i mean, she entered the air force in 1992. earned her bachelor's in aerospace engineering, and masters in aeronautics and astronautics from stanford, university. >> little smarty pants. >> such a smarty pants. >> my goodness. >> that's right. iceman. >> i am crazy. >> am i iceman or you iceman? >> maverick, iceman. beth pretty cool. >> i want to beep maverick. >> i
. we're pretty disappointed in an loss to the cardinals yesterday. so sports politics religion sex, we cover it all here on the "full court press," and we are glad speaking of sex to welcome -- [ laughter ] >> bill: one of the sexiest journalist around the area today. >> yeah, i'm always called that. >> bill: everywhere you go. good to see you today. >> good to be here. >> bill: and we have the team back. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> peter maybe if you would have come to the game we would have had better luck. >> i keep saying this you can't go to anymore games. >> bill: middle of the game i get a text from peter saying i blame you. >> yeah they rolled up four runs on us pretty quickly. and i immediately said this is because bill is there. >> bill: yeah, right. and we also want to say hello to monty, siprion bolling off on special assignment i forget was it maui or kawai? >> he just muttered something as he walked out. he looked great in his grass skirt, by the way. [ laughter ] >> bill: there is still an amazing amount of spillover from last week's presidenti
. not ideology or religion. it is driven by desperation. yemen's live in $60 economies. in a region that is cut off from the rest of the world, where people are living on less than 800 calories a day, that makes a difference. it is a real concern about government corruption that is pulling people into the insurgency in yemen. not drone strikes, not jihad, not ideology. all of those things are used. the second thing i found in yemen, they resent the drone strikes. they have the image of the drones and the u.s. government is standing up a government that is not accountable to them. we hear this over and over. in the south and in the north. this notion that the u.s. is propping up a government that is not responsive to the population. it is fundamentally undermining our political objectives, even while securing our security objectives. neither one of them bears any resemblance to the facts on the ground. they are distorting our ability to understand the relationship between the instruments of policy and the actual substance of our objectives. our security terms and our long-term political objectiv
to drive the mormons out of the country. we are a target country when it comes to an unusual religion. host: this is following up with your definition about abortion rights. [laughter] guest: never understand why this is a hard concept to grasp. we want enough government so people are not killed in the womb. that doesn't mean we want the government to make this go through 18 hours of procedures to change the awning in front of the store. host: 114,000 jobs created in september and the unemployment rate going down, 7.8%. guest: yet it's still higher than the day obama took office. that excludes all the people that have given up looking for work. it is still higher than the day he took office. host: with the trend going down, how do you think it will play politically? guest: 23 million people are out of work. the country is suffering. maybe they do not know on capitol hill. people know that people are not working are working at far less jobs than they had a few years ago. we have to get the country going again. host: teresa in florida. caller: you just about talked out the clock. most of us h
going to bordeaux and saying to people, "i've got a great new religion for you and, by the way, give up your wine." >> narrator: the task: to put on a suit and tie, and climb on your bicycle. >> the tried and true and well-worn method was knocking on doors. and so we knocked on thousands and thousands and thousands of doors. >> the mormon mission does teach you to deal with rejection. most people are not thrilled to see a pair of mormon missionaries on their door. >> narrator: rejection was at the heart of the experience. >> and it means cultivating your own inner spiritual life. where else are you going to get the resources and the strength to carry on this difficult work of knocking on people's doors and pleading with them to listen to you unless you feel like god is with you? >> narrator: and during that time, mitt was worried about the news from home. his father was running for president. >> we would get a hold of the herald tribuand kind of keep up on what was happening. >> narrator: the news was not good. george's campaign was in trouble. he had changed his position on the vietnam
'm a catholic deer hunter. i am happy to be clinging to my guns and my religion. >> hunters haven't seen someone passionate about hunting in the white house since dick cheney. cnn editor kat kinsman joining me right now. hunting isn't just a hobby for ryan. spent four years as co-chairman in the congressional sportsman's caucus. why are hunters so excited about ryan, and what are they hoping to get from him? >> well, i think a lot of after i had hunters would be more than happy if we all front of about dick cheney's hunting legacy. with paul ryan you get somebody whose secret service name is bow hunter, so he puts his money where his mouth is. we ran a story earlier this week about how he makes sauce amming out of his meat that he hunts. what people are really hoping is to have somebody in in a position who can affect change who understands it culturally that this is not just for sport. he hunts for sustena 234 ce and understands the land and weapon rights in a particular way that is very close to their -- to how they were raised. >> if particular he is a real proponent of hunting on public land
question someone's taste in art, it is more personal, more probing than their politics, religion, sexual preference. it is something that goes to the very soul. >> morley safer on "60 minutes" and journalism today. tonight at 8. >> now, the 2008 vice- presidential debate between joe biden and alaska gov. sarah pailin. the most watched the vice- presidential debate in history. it is the second most watched debate ever. senator biden and the governor met at washington university in st. louis. the moderator was gwen ifill. >> good evening from washington university in st. louis, missouri. i'm gwen ifill of "the newshour" and "washington week" on pbs. welcome to the first and the only 2008 vice presidential debate between the republican nominee, governor sarah palin of alaska, and the democratic nominee, joe biden of delaware. the commission on presidential debates is the sponsor of this event and the two remaining presidential debates. tonight's discussion will cover a wide range of topics, including domestic and foreign policy matters. it will be divided roughly into five-minute segments.
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